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June 2014 - South Korea Special Weapons News

  • North Korea urges suspension of hostility with South Iran Press TV 30 Jun 2014 -- North Korea has proposed the suspension of hostile military activities with its rival South Korea starting later this week, local media report.
  • US reassures South Korea as it makes step toward joining international anti-personnel landmines ban VoR 28 Jun 2014 -- The United States Friday reassured South Korea that its tentative step toward joining the international ban on anti-personnel landmines did not mean it would reduce its commitment to defending South Korea. 'Let me just be clear that the announcement today in no way signals a reduction in our commitment or our ability to assist in the defense of our allies in South Korea,' said White House spokesman Josh Earnest.
  • US seeks to set up 'safety zones' in South Korea Iran Press TV 16 Jun 2014 -- The United States plans to install "safety zones" around its military installations in South Korea in order to improve the security for nearby residents.
  • China, ROK meet on resuming nuclear talks People's Daily 11 Jun 2014 -- A nuclear envoy of the Republic of Korea (ROK) has met with senior Chinese officials in Beijing to discuss resuming six-party talks aimed at denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.
  • S.Korea's top nuclear envoy to visit China this week People's Daily 09 Jun 2014 -- South Korea's top nuclear envoy will visit China for two days from Tuesday to meet his Chinese counterpart for talks on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear weapons program, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday.
  • US mulls deploying MD system to SKorea Iran Press TV 03 Jun 2014 -- The United States is considering deploying an advanced missile defense (MD) system in South Korea, the chief of the US Forces Korea (USFK) said Tuesday.
  • Joint Statement from U.S.-ROK-Japan Defense Ministers Meeting DoD 01 Jun 2014 -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister of National Defense Kim Kwan-jin, and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, held trilateral defense ministerial talks in Singapore May 31 on the margins of the Shangri-La Dialogue to discuss North Korea and the regional security situation.

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